19 Tweets That Sum Up How We All Felt Before Sitting The Leaving Cert
"Currently searching for the salmon of knowledge"
'Twas the night before the Leaving Cert, and all through the house not a creature was studying, not even a mouse...
The heatwave has come and gone, and that can only mean one thing: the Irish State Examinations are kicking off in the morning. This got us reminiscing about when we did our Leaving Cert exams - thinking back on the stress, the comfort eating, the cramming, the apathy, the denial, and the sheer desperation of it all.
A quick glance at Twitter will bring you right back, so why not take a stroll down Memory Lane with us...
1. God loves a trier
Funny how the exams which determine at least the next 4 years of my life start tomorrow. I just gave my dog a bath.— Jean (@Jeanie96) June 2, 2015
3. Trolling game strong
Exam tip: After about 20 minutes into your English exam ask for some graph paper. It'll freak everyone else out. #leavingcert— President of Ireland (@IrishPresident) May 31, 2015
4. When in doubt, light a candle
Both my Nan's lighting candles for me 😋 #leavingcert— ❤️Princess Claire❤️ (@ClaireSmile123) June 2, 2015
5. Stress level: complete and utter despair
Spent the last year acting as if the leaving cert wasn't a thing and now it's starting tomorrow and I want to cry— Ciara Daly (@ciars148) June 7, 2016
6. Healthy doses of realism all round
The leaving cert starts tomorrow and I couldn't be more unprepared🙂— •Han• (@hannahoduffy98) June 7, 2016
7. Payback's a bitch
I'd say 5th years are just chilling and laughing at the fact our leaving cert tomorrow but don't u worry kids ur time will be coming haha— Sar (@Saarah_McGreal) June 7, 2016
8. Having to deal with this question about 7 billion times
"The leaving cert is tomorrow how are you set?" pic.twitter.com/q7dCEo7ROo— caoimhne (@caoimhnequinn) June 7, 2016
9. Peak procrastination
Leaving Cert starts tomorrow and I'm currently sobbing over Charmed instead of studying— Emma ✨ (@emmaldillon) June 7, 2016
10. In cans we trust
Is there any official rules about bringing cans into the exam hall though? Asking for a friend #leavingcert— aoife (@Eepaaaa) June 2, 2015
11. The omnipresent LC migraine
12. Wishing everyone well
13. It's always handy to be prepared
Just realised that I'm about to sit my Leaving Cert and I don't even know my fucking exam number!! hahaha #LeavingCert— Carl Scurry (@EviLMaGiKz) June 2, 2015
14. Knowing exactly how one should study for Geography
Spent 4 hours on Google earth last night #leavingcert— Michael Dooley (@MichaelDooley97) May 27, 2016
15. Feelin' #blessed
16. Bradán feasa, wua?
Currently searching for the salmon of knowledge #leavingcert— Brendan © (@Brendanmar212) June 7, 2016
17. The most important test of all
18. But have faith...
Don't worry about the #leavingcert cause no one checks references.— Beag Ó Colla (@AntoinBeag) June 7, 2016
19. ...because there's always options
Remember you don't need your #leavingcert to become a blogger you guys!!! xoxox— Cormac Moore (@CormacComedy) June 7, 2016
Best of luck, lads - you're very nearly there!